Vermont Poetry Newsletter • June 7 2010

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Vermont Poetry Newsletter

Your Poetry & Spoken Word Gateway in the Green Mountain State
June 8, 2010 (Previous issue: 05/12) – In This Issue:

  1. About VPN/How To PrintNewsletter
  2. Editor’s Note
  3. Writing Assignment/Suggestion/Exercise/Prompt
  4. Alan Sillitoe (1928-2010)
  5. TLS, The Times Literary Supplement
  6. Still Crazy, Writing About Life After 50
  7. Poets @ Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference 2010
  8. New Book on Poet Pernette Du Guillet
  9. How to Read a Poem
  10. Sin City Poetry Review
  11. Dennis Hopper (1936-2010)
  12. The Salon: A New Lit Magazine
  13. Route Seven: A New Lit Magazine
  14. The Death of Fiction?
  15. Poems about The Moon
  16. Quibbles.org
  17. Poets for Living Waters – Call for Gulf Coast Poems
  18. When Poets Rocked Russia’s Stadiums
  19. Scientists Discover Meteor Event in Walt Whitman Poem
  20. Did You Know? Peter Orlovsky, Ginsberg Partner, Dies in VT
  21. Ponderings: Dennis Hopper Reads Kipling’s “If”
  22. Poetry Quote – Yevgeny Yevtushenko
  23. Failbetter Poem
  24. Linebreak Poem
  25. Copper Canyon Press Poem
  26. American Life in Poetry Poems
  27. US Poets Laureate List
  28. Vermont Poet Laureates
  29. US Poet Laureates From Vermont
  30. New Hampshire Poet Laureates
  31. US Poet Laureates From New Hampshire
  32. Contact Info for Publisher of VPN: Ron Lewis
  33. Vermont Literary Journals
  34. Vermont Literary Groups’ Anthologies
  35. Vermont Poetry Blogs
  36. State Poetry Society (PSOV)
  37. Year-Round Poetry Workshops in Vermont
  38. Other Poetry Workshops in Vermont
  39. Year-Round Poetry Writing Centers in Vermont
  40. Other Writing Groups in Vermont
  41. Poetry Event Calendar

1.) About the Vermont Poetry Newsletter Network

The Vermont Poetry Newsletter Network is made up of people of all backgrounds, ages and skills who appreciate the craft of poetry and want to promote it in the beautiful state of Vermont. The network consists of a free e-mail list, an eventual web site, workshops, open mics, poetry performances and other literary events.  The network provides opportunities to meet local poets, talk about and enjoy poetry, and motivate and inspire yourself in whatever writing projects you are involved.

The mission of the Vermont Poetry Newsletter is to foster the poetry arts community in the Green Mountain State. Its goals are to serve as a resource for and about VT poets; to support the development of individual poets; and to encourage an audience for poetry in Vermont. Continue reading